John P Byrne

  • Junior Counsel: 2005
Qualifications:

Ph.D (UCD), LL.M (UCD), B.C.L (UCD)

Areas of Practice:
  • General Practice
John P Byrne
Circuits:

Dublin
Eastern
Direct Professional Access:
Provided

12-years legal experience in the Automotive sector in Ireland with a further 4-years experience as part of the team that produces the Revised Acts at the Law Reform Commission of Ireland. Worked as the Legal Researcher to the Expert Group on Codification of the Criminal Law at the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform. Title of Ph.D thesis: “The Historical Development of the Plea of Marital Coercion” Supervisor: Prof Finbarr McAuley” (UCD, 2009)

Annual Review of Irish Law 2021, Criminal Law (Chapter) (Thomson Reuters) (Forthcoming 2022)

Annual Review of Irish Law 2020, Criminal Law (Chapter) (Thomson Reuters)

The End of the Plea: Marital Coercion in England and Wales 1898 to 2014 University College Dublin Law Review (2019) 19 UCDLR 1

The Origins and Early Development of the Plea of Marital Coercion The Irish Jurist 2019 (61) Irish Jurist 99

Annual Review of Irish Law 2015, Criminal Law (Chapter) Thomson Reuters

Annual Review of Irish Law 2014, Criminal Law (Chapter) Thomson Reuters

Consultation Paper on Mandatory Sentences, Law Reform Commission of Ireland, (as Legal Researcher) 2012

Vehicle clocking: does the Beere case represent a new approach to consumer-related frauds? (Thomson Reuters) Irish Criminal Law Journal 2011, 21(2), 41-44

Annual Review of Irish Law 2009, Criminal Law (Chapter) Thomson Reuters

Annual Review of Irish Law 2008, Criminal Law (Chapter) Thomson Reuters

Report on Statute Law Restatement, Law Reform Commission of Ireland, (as Legal Researcher) 2008

Annual Review of Irish Law 2007, Criminal Law (Chapter with R. Byrne co-author) Thomson Reuters

Consultation Paper on Statute Law Restatement, Law Reform Commission of Ireland (as Legal Researcher) 2007

Conscripting Women into the Workforce – Honouring the Lisbon Agenda by Violating the Constitution The Bar Review (The Bar of Ireland) 3/1/2007

Tax Individualisation: Time for a Critical Re-Think (Iona Institute) 2007

Constitutional Doubt on Fiscal Policy – Opinion The Irish Times 15/12/2006

Codification of Criminal Law in Ireland Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005 15(2) ICLJ 15

Codifying the Criminal Law, The Stationary Office, (as Legal Researcher to the Expert Group on Codification) 2004

University College Dublin Law Review, 2002, Editor-in-Chief

Self-Driving Vehicles in Ireland and Accident Liability, Linked-In, 7/22/2021

Why we need to tighten up how we deal with and dispose of write-offs, Irish Independent, 5/13/2015

Operating a successful business a factor in sentence, Jan 9, 2010, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2010, 20(1), 26

Sentencing Court erred in not waiting for probation report, Jan 6, 2008, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(2), 55

Ireland is Being Run like a Factory, Feb 12, 2007, Irish Examiner

Why Tax Individualisation Penalises Families, Jan 18, 2007, The Irish Catholic

Discovery of Documents can be sought under the European Arrest Warrant Act s. 16, Sep 9, 2006, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(3), 23

Disparity in sentences imposed on co-offenders, Jan 6, 2005, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(2), 25-27

Relationship between defences of self-defence and provocation, Jan 1, 2005, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(1), 23

Application for Certification under Section 29 of the Courts of Justice Act 1924, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(2), 23-24

Admissions after meeting in custody with girlfriend ruled admissible, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(1), 24

Adverse comment by trial judge could be remedied at trial, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2009, 19(1), 26-29

Court should not allow tactical use to be made of the plea of guilty, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2009, 19(2), 57-58

Delay, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(1), 25-27

Delay not prejudicial to accused, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(3), 24-27

Exclusion of Unconstitutionally obtained evidence, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(2), 25

Editing of statement prejudicial to accused, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(2), 28-30

Error made in respect of consecutive sentences, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2010, 20(3), 88

Failure to take into account previous convictions constituted an error in principle, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2007, 17(2), 27-28

Form of identification procedure ‘not ideal’, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(3), 92

Handling of racial prejudice may in future constitute point of exceptional public importance, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2007, 17(4), 29

Inadequate warning on gross delay in sexual abuse case, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(2), 23-25

Inter-racial recognition and the Casey warning, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(3), 29-30

Jury had right to determine the meaning of statement, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2010, 20(1), 25

Mobile telephone records admissible, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(3), 27-28

No Deliberate ploy adopted by Gardai in interviewing applicant’s sick mother, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(2), 56

No Duty on Defence Counsel to requisition, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(4), 28-29

No Special Status given to belief evidence, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(1), 24-25

New evidence must have been unknown at time of trial, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2009, 19(1), 25

Newly Discovered Fact must be Fact and not Opinion, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(3), 90-91

No good reason for extending the time limit for judicial review, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(4), 23-24

Offence of Endangerment contrary to s.13 of the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(3), 20-21

Provocation Raised as a defence, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(2), 26-27

Prosecution case not taken at its strongest, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2010, 20(1), 27

Remarks of Trial Judge, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(2), 22

Requirements of General Deterrence a factor in sentencing – though “not an appropriate case for guidelines”, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(1), 26-27

Reactivation of part of Suspended Sentence permitted even where sentence imposed prior to commencement of Criminal Justice Act 2006, s.99, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2009, 19(2), 59-60

Refusal by DPP to call a witness listed in the book of evidence, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(1), 21-22

Review of sentence pursuant to Criminal Justice Act 1993, s.2, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2007, 17(1), 27-29

Sentencing was “wholly appropriate” Irish Criminal Law Journal 2008, 18(2), 55

Sentencing, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(4), 27

Seizure of drugs pursuant to investigation for rape was incidental to the power under s.10(1)(c), Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(4), 21-22

Sentencing, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2005, 15(1), 24

Trial Judges’ Direction to the Jury, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2004, 14(3), 18-19

Value and quantity of drugs a “critical factor” in sentencing, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2009, 19(1), 24

Where an invitation to enter is issued to Gardai no obligation to advise of constitutional rights falls on them, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2007, 17(3), 26-28

Whether the applicant said he would “sort the guy out”, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2010, 20(3), 88-90

“Inappropriate professional advice” did not affect admissibility, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(1), 23

“Unduly rigid and mathematical approach” to drafting of indictment criticised, Irish Criminal Law Journal 2006, 16(2), 21-22

Member of the Probate Bar Association

(UK) Method and System for determining Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Features

Issued Dec 2, 2020 (GB2572373) (with J. Aherne co-inventor)

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